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  • Item description: life
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    • The WAC [1952]

    • 1952-11-13
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for the Women's Army Corps describes the life of a WAC. Provides an overview of life for WACs in Okinawa and Austria; information about benefits of the service and officer training; a description of career fields;...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • U.S. Navy career woman [1950]

    • 1950-10-16
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for women in the U.S. Navy provides an overview of job assignments; training; benefits; social life and well-being; and enlistment requirements. Also includes illustrations of ratings for which women are eligible.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Adventure in living [1953]

    • 1953-02-28
    • Fold-out pamphlet advertises life as a Woman Marine. Highlights opportunities for travel; adventure; educational opportunities; chic Woman Marine uniforms; and being part of Marine Corps traditions. Briefly describes requirements.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Find yourself, the exciting world of Air Force Nursing [1971]

    • 1971
    • Color, 14-page, recruitment brochure for U.S. Air Force Nursing, published in 1971. Topics include officer training, first duty stations, specialized nursing, medical improvements, educational opportunities, social life, living accommodations, and...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Facts about the U.S. Army Nurse Corps [1964]

    • 1964
    • Small, color recruitment brochure for the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, published in 1964. Topics include eligibility, initial appointments, specialized nursing, living quarters and social life, educational opportunities, advancements, and salary.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The Women's Army Corps [1968]

    • 1968
    • Green and gold recruitment poster for the Women's Army Corps (WAC), dated 1968. The poster, which features the WAC Pallas Athene icon, advises women to "Make your life exciting! Make it fun! Make it all worthwhile! See your army recruiter today."
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • A new career...U.S. Army Nurse Corps [1963]

    • 1963
    • Color, 22-page recruitment brochure for the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, published in 1963. Testimonials from army nurses are featured. Topics include training, career opportunities, education, social life, and eligibility. A fold-out shows color photos...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • White task force [1950 ]

    • 1950
    • 18 page recruiting booklet for the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps which includes numerous photographs of nurses at work, play, and in the classroom. The booklet emphasizes opportunities for travel, employment, education, and chances for nurses to teach....
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • An adventure in belonging...a modern Odyssey [1966]

    • 1966
    • Color, 24-page, recruitment brochure for the U.S. Navy, published in 1966. Topics include career fields, uniforms, training, qualifications, and recruiting stations. Color and black and white photos depicting navy life are featured throughout.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • A chance to be the nurse you really want to be." [1971]

    • 1971
    • Color, 18-page, recruitment brochure for the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps. Topics include duties and specialties, training and education, advancement, stations, off-duty life, salary, and job programs. Color photos featured throughout were taken at...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The Navy Nurse Corps [1981]

    • 1981
    • Color direct appointment recruitment brochure for the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps, published in 1981. Topics include the application process, orientation, overseas assignment, continuing education, uniforms, social activities, and advancement. Color...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Women in the Air Force [circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • 12-page recruiting brochure recruiting women for careers in the Women in the Air Force (WAF), circa 1950s. Includes mention of basic training, career opportunities, training and education, social life and potential for travel, uniforms, and other...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • A parent's guide to the Women's Army Corps [1972]

    • 1972
    • Color recruitment brochure providing parents with information about their daughter's enlistment in the Women's Army Corps (WAC), published in 1972. Topics include living quarters, job opportunities, social life, religious services, and...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Begin as an executive [1970]

    • 1970
    • Color, 36-page, officer recruitment brochure for the Women's Army Corps, published in 1970. Topics include eligibility, friendship, training and education, assignments and career fields, travel, promotion, uniforms, living quarters, and the College...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • WAVES Newsletter [October 1945]

    • 1945-10
    • October 1945 issue of the WAVES Newsletter, which contains articles of interest for members of the U.S. Navy WAVES and photographs of them at work. This issue focuses on de-mobilization, with articles including "More Policies Announced Regarding...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • A new horizon for women [1948]

    • 1948
    • Thirty page tri-color recruitment booklet for the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force, published in 1948. The booklet is illustrated throughout with black and white photos of WACs and WAFs. Topics include: the importance of a peacetime army, the role...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [SPARS in Palm Beach, 1944]

    • 1944
    • SPARS Bessie Everstine and Mary Angelyn Giles pose in front of Coast Gaurd life preserver ring at training in Palm Beach, Florida, in 1944. Both wear a white blouse and navy skirt.
    • WV0006 Mary Angelyn Giles Kelly Photographs
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Gilbert Mattson, 1999

    • 1999-01-09
    • Documents Virginia "Ginny" Gilbert Mattson's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1944 to 1946; and her involvement in WAVES National beginning in the late 1980s.

      Mattson...
    • WV0014 Virginia Gilbert Mattson Papers
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Young Van Dongen, 1999

    • 1999-10-10
    • Documents Virginia "Ginny" Young Van Dongen's early life in Rochester, New York; her service with the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs (Semper Paratus—Always Ready) from 1943 to 1945; and her family life after World War II.

      Van Dongen recalls her...
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • Oral history interview with Rachel Summers McGee, 1999

    • 1999-01-13
    • Documents Rachel Leuella Summers McGee's early life; her service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) from 1942 to 1943; and her life after World War II.

      McGee discusses her decision to join the army and people's reaction to women in...
    • WV0016 Rachel Summers McGee Papers

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